Qatar Airways World Best Airline Skytrax Awards



Qatar Airways an airline that flies to Entebbe among its many destinations has won the title of World’s Best Airline for the second consecutive year.

It took the Airline of the Year prize in Skytrax’s annual World Airline Awards, announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in England.

The top 10 was dominated by airlines from Asia and the Middle East.

Skytrax collected opinions from 18 million international fliers between July 2011 and June 2012 on different aspects of airline passenger experience — from check-in to in-flight entertainment.

The 2012 World Airline Awards

Airline of the year:

1. Qatar Airways

2. Asiana Airlines

3. Singapore Airlines

4. Cathay Pacific Airways

5. ANA All Nippon Airways

6. Etihad Airways

7. Turkish Airlines

8. Emirates

9. Thai Airways

10. Malaysia Airlines

Top 11-100 can be found here.



The Best Airline in Africa
1 South African Airways
2 Kulula
3 Air Mauritius
4 Kenya Airways
5 Egyptair
6 Mango
7 Ethiopian Airlines
8 1time
9 Air Austral
10 Air Seychelles

Best first class airline:

1. Etihad Airways

2. Singapore Airlines

3. ANA All Nippon Airways

The full list is here.


Best business class airline:

1. Cathay Pacific Airways

2. Qatar Airways

3. Oman Air

The full list is here.


Best economy class airline:

1. Singapore Airlines

2. Qatar Airways

3. Asiana Airlines

The full list is here.


Best cabin staff:

1. Malaysia Airlines

2. Asiana Airlines

3. EVA Air

The full list is here.


Best seats:

First class: Etihad Airways

Business class: Oman Air

Premium economy: Turkish Airlines

Economy class: Asiana Airlines


Best catering:

First class: Etihad Airways

Business class: SWISS International Air Lines

Premium economy: Qantas Airways

Economy class: Singapore Airlines

Signature dish: Malaysia Airlines


Best inflight entertainment: Emirates

Best regional airlines: Garuda Indonesia

Best low-cost airlines: AirAsia

Most improved airlines: China Eastern Airlines